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DeSouza's double-double leads Dream past Liberty

ATLANTA -- Erika DeSouza tied a career high with 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Lindsey Harding scored 25 points and the Atlanta Dream rallied for an 87-81 victory over the New York Liberty on Thursday night.

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Lamb scores 15 for US in U-19 tourney

LIEPAJA, Latvia -- The United States opened defense of the FIBA Under 19 World Championships gold medal by scoring the first 22 points of a 115-60 victory over Egypt on Thursday.

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Casey Anthony won't testify

Casey Anthony did not take the stand in her murder trial as defense attorneys wrapped up their case Thursday without presenting concrete evidence that Anthony's 2-year-old daughter Caylee wasn't killed but accidentally drowned.

MUST READ: Federal judge sides with biker gang over name, identity

A federal judge has rejected an unprecedented bid by the U.S. government to seek control of a gang's name and its identity -- via its logo -- through a court order in a case involving the notorious Mongols motorcycle club.

CEPEDA: Journalist's admission will backfire

In retelling last week's revelation that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas is an illegal immigrant, civil rights metaphors have been trotted out to describe the plight of a talented young man who got caught up in an immigration mess but, through his shocking confession, has become to some people a new American hero.

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Chamber issues formal support for Yerkes amid residents' concern

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce formally expressed its support for the Yerkes National Primate Research Center on Thursday, even as local residents showed continued concern over the monkey still missing from its Lawrenceville field office.

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Ex-legislator, coach oldest member of adult football team

LILBURN -- A year ago, Clay Cox was in leather shoes, walking the streets of Gwinnett as he campaigned for Congress.

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County OKs $1.4M for Ga. 316 pipes

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Clearing one of the biggest traffic headaches in Gwinnett won't just be about building a road. Crews will have to move the water and sewer pipes in the way.

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Staying active: Sports camp allows summer outlet for students

LAWRENCEVILLE -- If Aidan Hentschel hadn't participated in All Sports Camp at Craig Elementary School this week, he would have been doing something completely different.

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GGC students caught in theft ring

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Several Georgia Gwinnett College students have been captured in an apparent theft ring, allegedly stealing books from the school's library and reselling them.

Snellville man charged in jail drug sting

ATLANTA -- Federal prosecutors charged four Fulton County jailers on Thursday with smuggling drugs and cellphones in the facility, and a Snellville man was among four more charged for helping distribute cocaine outside the jail.

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Mandeldove hopes Majic stint jump-starts pro career

A year removed from playing at UConn, Jon Mandeldove, 24, is in pursuit of a pro basketball career. He would love to one day play in the NBA and is using the Majic as a way to get there.

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Getting to Know ... Josh Lovelady

In this installment of "Getting to Know...", Josh Lovelady talks with sports editor Will Hammock about West Georgia's coaching pipeline, his wife's superior athletic ability and gardening.

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Ochocinco gets ride with Burton

Ochocinco was strapped in for the ride as Jeff Burton drove his No. 31 car around Atlanta Motor Speedway on Thursday. Burton estimated he reached speeds of 150 to 160 miles per hour with Ochocinco.

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Dust still settling from Sonoma scrapes

After all the post-race sniping last Sunday at Sonoma between drivers who had been involved in on-track incidents, it was strange to see Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick acting buddy-buddy.

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Sharapova reaches 1st Wimbledon final since '04

Maria Sharapova beat wild-card entry Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-4, 6-3 to return to the final at the All England Club for the first time since 2004, when she won the title at 17.

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Nadal's foot injury keeps Murray fans hopeful

WIMBLEDON, England -- Rafael Nadal's left foot is bothering him, and that alone is giving just about every tennis fan in Britain hope that Andy Murray can finally end the nation's Wimbledon drought.

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Aronimink feels more like US Open than US Open did

Adam Scott and Hunter Haas, who were tied atop the leaderboard at 4-under 66, followed a U.S. Open formula by trying to keep the ball in play off the tee and being cautious on the greens.

MOVIE REVIEW: Hanks' 'Larry Crowne' heads back to school

Even for back-to-back Oscar winner Tom Hanks, there are a number of future professional limitations.

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Page One' shows papers aren't things of the past

Not since the invention of the printing press has the news reporting business undergone as much change as has taken place in the last five years.

Movie Trivia

So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

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'Idol's' Maroulis having a blast in 'Rock of Ages'

Broadway's "Rock of Ages," featuring five-time Tony Award nominee and former "American Idol" Constantine Maroulis, is coming to the Fox Theatre on Tuesday through July 10 as part of the show's first national tour.

Battered woman implicates self in court testimony

Airing her woes on the witness stand, a battered wife from Norcross inadvertently admitted to lying to police about key facts in her case, and now she's charged alongside her husband in a domestic confrontation last month, documents show.

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Grenade scare a false alarm

SNELLVILLE -- The Gwinnett police bomb squad responded this week to what one resident thought was a grenade in a creek behind her home.

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Gwinnett arrest costs NBA player one game

SNELLVILLE -- A February traffic arrest in Snellville will cost Georgia Tech alum and New Orleans Hornets guard Jarrett Jack one game, the NBA announced.

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Newsweek cover imagines Diana at age 50

NEW YORK -- The latest Newsweek cover contains a ghostly sight: a computer-generated image of a stylish Princess Diana, as she might look now, walking with Kate Middleton.

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Reeves into Dogwood contention after 64

Peachtree Ridge grad Seth Reeves, a golfer at Georgia Tech, fired a second-round 64 that put him among the leaders at the prestigious Dogwood Invitational.

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'Idol's' Maroulis having a blast in 'Rock of Ages'

Broadway’s “Rock of Ages,” featuring five-time Tony Award nominee and former “American Idol” Constantine Maroulis, is coming to the Fox Theatre on Tuesday through July 10 as part of the show’s first national tour.

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Cokely, Barron win Georgia PGA event

Spencer Cokely of Duluth and Brett Barron of Suwanee won age divisions at Thursday’s Stone Mountain Junior Classic, a Georgia PGA Junior Tour event.

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Gwinnett continues to roll on the road

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Louisville Bats 3-1 on Thursday night at Louisville Slugger Field. The G-Braves have now won six games in a row and six out of seven games in their 10-game road trip. The G-Braves (44-36) are now in sole possession of first place in the International League South division, a half game ahead of the Durham Bulls.

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THE DISH: Gigi's Cupcakes

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Four G-Braves make all-star game

The Gwinnett Braves were one of three teams with four all-star selections when the International League roster was announced Thursday.

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Couple held in copper thefts

A chatty Lawrenceville couple accused of thieving copper from an electrical company saw their charges bound to Gwinnett Superior Court in a hearing this week.

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Court wins flight at GSGA tourney

Collins Hill grad Lauren Court won the first flight at this week’s Georgia State Golf Association Top 60 Women’s Classic at The Brickyard in Macon.

WORLD IN BRIEF: Greece clears final hurdle to get bailout funds

Greece clears final hurdle to get bailout funds

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MCCULLOUGH: Yerkes monkey: 'Get off my back'

This week we bring you an exclusive interview with the missing Yerkes monkey, courtesy of our crack correspondent, Elrod Fontana.

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FILM FANS: 'Cars 2' good family fun

EDITOR’S NOTE: Film Fans features local residents reviewing the film of the week: “Cars 2.” Want to be a film fan? Email features@gwinnettdailypost.com.

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ART BEAT: Escape summer heat with cool Hudgens exhibits, camps

With the sultry weather making everyone hot and cranky, it’s nice to know that the Hudgens Center for the Arts is nearby to keep you cool, with plenty of “cool” things to see and do for all ages. The Hudgens Center recently opened four new exhibitions, and art camps for kids are going full swing.

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Force blood drive slated for July 7

The Georgia Force are teaming with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive July 7 from 1-6 p.m. at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.

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William Green

BILL" Mr. William "Bill" Henry Green, 66, died peacefully on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 following a struggle with cancer. Family and friends take comfort in knowing that the gentleman artist ...

Jeanette Bonds

Jeanette Bonds, age 78 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com

Doris Sears

Doris Sears, age 87, of Atlanta, GA, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A FAMILY COMPANY" 770-963-2411. www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Lois Gomez

Lois E. Gomez of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away at 9:55 PM on June 27, 2011 at Gwinnett Medical Center. My loving mother was 96 years of age and proceeded in ...

Daniel Lanford, Sr.

Mr. Daniel Colubus (D. C. ) Lanford, Sr., age 93 of Lilburn, GA, died June 29, 2011. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.

Rosa Blake

Mrs. Rosa Harris Blake, age 97 of Duluth, GA passed away June 28, 2011. Survivors: two sons, Mr. & Mrs. Odis Blake, Jr. (Marion), Commerce, GA, Mr. Willie B. Blake ...

Hayward Justus

In loving memory of James Hayward Justus formerly of Buford, Georgia died on June 18, 2011. Graveside service was held on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at Broadlawn ...

Marie G. Turner

Marie G. Turner, age 80 of Snellville, GA, passed away June 27, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-5010 www.stewartfh.com

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